Emma Andreason in rugby shirt

Emma Andreasen: the road to CEAS Outstanding Undergraduate

Dec. 2, 2022

While growing up in the small rural town of Delano, Minnesota (population 5,000), Emma Andreasen wasn’t exposed to common software, such as Microsoft Excel. Today she's a teaching assistant for the civil engineering department’s Intro to Engineering Computing Course; she's also the recipient of the 2022 Outstanding Undergraduate of the College of Engineering and Applied Science Award.

EIA participants in a hard hat

Engineers in Action host conference on CU Boulder campus

Nov. 3, 2022

About 100 students, faculty members and professionals from across the US and Canada attended the fifth annual Engineers in Action (EIA) Bridge Builder Conference, which happened Sept. 16-18, 2022 on the CU Boulder campus.

Kate MacKeigan under a full rainbow in Hawaii

Kate MacKeigan: Architectural engineers are the ones responsible for designing sustainably

Nov. 2, 2022

“Architectural engineers have the opportunity to change the world through mitigating climate change. We will be the ones responsible for designing sustainably, using our in-depth knowledge of each building sector and the efficiency measures behind them

Team members and sponsors at the construction site.

CU Boulder students break ground for international Solar Decathlon

Oct. 28, 2022

CU Boulder’s Solar Decathlon team, in partnership with Flatirons Habitat for Humanity, has broken ground on a net-zero energy home that is part of the...

Wil Srubar holding a block of concrete

Srubar's work recognized with Breakthrough Energy Foundation grant

Oct. 20, 2022

Research by Wil Srubar was recognized with a $500,000 Explorer Grant from Breakthrough Energy Foundation, a part of Bill Gates’ philanthropic venture capital organization that funds climate tech ventures.

CU Boulder engineering building

We are hiring!

Oct. 4, 2022

The College of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Colorado Boulder is launching a new college-wide search for multiple tenure-track faculty positions

Students stand by a zero-energy home they are building.

Architectural engineering receives DOE Zero Energy Design Designation

Oct. 4, 2022

The new DOE designation, awarded to 17 educational programs nationwide, honors post-secondary academic programs that require students to apply the best practices of zero energy design in their projects.

Water discharging from an open pipe into the foundation of a burned property.

Wildfires pose growing threat to drinking water systems

Oct. 3, 2022

In this American Society of Civil Engineers article, Assistant Research Professor Brad Wham talks about the steps water utilities can take to protect their infrastructure from wildfires.

A home destroyed by the Marshall Fire.

Studying the Marshall Fire recovery to help communities rebuild

Sept. 16, 2022

The Marshall fire screamed across the prairie, exploding into homes with 80 mph winds and destroying entire neighborhoods. It caused over a billion dollars in damage in less than a day and took everything from more than 1,000 homeowners in...

Drone fire research workers in hardhats and reflective gear

CU Boulder's civil and environmental engineering rank in top 20 undergrad programs

Sept. 14, 2022

Six degree programs in CU Boulder's College of Engineering and Applied Science, including civil and environmental engineering, earned top 20 spots among public universities in U.S. News and World Report’s Best Undergraduate Engineering specialty rankings. U.S. News and World Report did not rank architectural engineering programs.